Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module

Category: Bluetooth
Manufacturer: Broadcom
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 486 KB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.3.2 / 02/25/2008

Windows device driver information for Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module

The Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module device is the first to combine a RF transceiver in the Class 1, EDR or enhanced data rate technology, and Bluetooth 2.1 in one, monolithic chip. This general purpose Bluetooth solution has support for cutting edge Bluetooth features for providing high performance short range wireless connectivity for a host of wireless peripherals, PDAs (personal digital assistants), desktop and notebook computers, and mobile phones. It is likewise one of the most highly incorporated in its class, which can decrease materials’ external bill over 80%. The Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module device has support for the Bluetooth 2.1 standard for improving security, simplifying pairing, and extending battery life. The 2.1 specification is capable of simplifying the use and set-up of handsets and other devices that makes use of Bluetooth, while enhancing users’ overall experience.

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Specifically, the Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module device employs the elements of Enhanced Inquiry Response and Simple Pairing in the 2.1 Bluetooth Specification which were developed to address issues some users experienced when setting up Bluetooth devices. Further, the combination of this device with Broadcom’s BTW-CE, BTE-Mobile and BTW software provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a technology platform that is flexible and can allow deployment of a complete range of Bluetooth applications. This software stack along with Broadcom’s extensive Bluetooth profiles library delivers flexibility required to utilize the Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module device in a host of devices that are Bluetooth enabled. This device also addresses previous restrictions on the range and quality of Bluetooth links. It also delivers unmatched transmitter output power and receiver sensitivity for preserving Bluetooth connections up to 10X faster than Class 2 devices. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Broadcom 2046 Bluetooth 2.1 USB Module errors before installing any driver updates.